B2 First (FCE) >> Word Formation Worksheets >> The third part of the Use of English paper in the First Certificate Examination is word formation where students use a root such as 'able' and create an appropriate word (disable, unable, ability) to fill the gap in a text.

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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 13

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given in bold below. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).

1. I went to the doctor as I was very concerned about a small red ______________ on my hand but he said it was nothing to worry about at all.

2. She wasn't an ______________ girl at school but she didn't have too many friends.

3. The height of Mt. Everest is increasing by a few centimeters every year due to ______________ changes.

4. The best thing about the apartment is its ______________ location, very close to all the stores and amenities you will ever need.

5. When she saw the mess we had made of the room, she looked very ______________.

6. That's the last time I'm going to wait for a bus. The service is so ______________. It's better to walk!

7. Greg wrote a strong letter of ______________ to that hotel that treated him so poorly last year. He wants his money back.

8. These experiments were carried out with ______________ levels of success before being abandoned due to their unreliability.

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